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Department of Earth Environmental and Geospatial Sciences

Elia Machado


  • *Eastman, J.R., *Sangermano, F., *Machado E.A., Rogan, J.R., and A. Anyamba. 2013. Global Trends in Seasonality of Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI), 1982–2011. Remote Sensing 5(10), 4799-4818; doi:10.3390/rs5104799. *: denotes equal contribution. 
  • Machado, E.A. 2013. El Niño-Southern Oscillation. In Climate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science and History, ed. B. Black. Santa Barbara, CA ABC-CLIO.
  • Machado-Machado, E.A. 2012. Empirical mapping of suitability to dengue fever in Mexico using species distribution modeling. Applied Geography (33): 82-93. 
  • Machado-Machado, E.A., N. Neeti, J. R. Eastman, and H. Chen. 2011. Implications of space-time orientation for Principal Components Analysis of Earth observation image time series. Earth Science Informatics 4 (3):117-124.
  • Machado, E.A. 2011. Vulnerability in the European Program for Food Aid and Food Security: knowledge gaps, obstacles and opportunities across the science-practice interface. In Integrating science and policy: Vulnerability and resilience in global environmental change, eds. R. E. Kasperson and M. Berberian, 416. London, UK: Earthscan.
  • Eastman, J. R., Sangermano, F., Ghimire, B., Zhu, H., Chen, H., Neeti, N., Cai, Y., Machado, E.A., and S. Crema. 2009. Seasonal Trend Analysis of Image Time Series. International Journal of Remote Sensing 30 (10):2721-2726. 
  • Machado, E.A., Davis, F.W., D.M. Stoms, and J. Kreitler. 2006. Prioritizing farmland preservation cost-effectively for multiple objectives. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 61(6):250-258. 
  • Stoms, D.M., Davis, F.W, Costello, C.J., Machado, E.A., and J. Metz. 2004. A framework to extend gap analysis to multi objective conservation planning. Gap analysis program annual bulletin 12. 


  • Machado, E.A. 2011. Map of the Japan Tsunami affected areas: Onagawamachi, Miyagi Prefecture. Rapid mapping assessment for the International Charter Space and Major Disasters (, Clark Labs, Clark University, Worcester, MA.
  • Machado, E.A. and K. Lundberg. 2002. Map Appendix (74 illustrated maps). In: John Volmar (ed.), Wildlife and Rare Plant Ecology of Eastern Merced County’s Vernal Pools Grasslands. Book Report for the California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG) and the County of Merced. 76pp. 

Academic Journal Publications (In Review)

  • McDonald, A., Cumbrera, A., Cruz G.C., Moreno, A.L, Ortiz, P.L., Rivero V. A., Ramírez, A., Machado, E. Using Climatic Indices for the surveillance of Aedes aegypti infestation levels in the district of Panama (Panama). Submitted to PLOS ONE (2015).
  • Runfola, D., Ratick, S., Blue, J., Machado, E.A., Hiremath, N., Giner, N., White, K., White, K., Arnold, J., and J. Maxted. A Multi-Criteria GIS Approach to Composite Vulnerability Index Construction for Flood Vulnerability in the Contiguous United States. Submitted to Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Environmental Change (2014).

Conferences and Invited Lectures

  • 2014 Bronwen, D., Machado, E.A., and J. Seto. Building Active Learning Practices with Grassroots Research Tools. CUNY's 13th Annual IT Conference. New York City, NY. 
  • 2014 Becerra, M., Castellanos, E., Fuentes, C., Garcia, M., House-Peters, L., Machado, E.A., Seguinot, J. Poster presentation: Modelos Conceptuales de la Problemática de la Cuenca del Lago Atitlán (authors in alphabetical order). I Simposio de Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas en la Cuenca del Lago Atitlán. Panajachel, Sololá, Guatemala. 
  • 2013 Machado, E.A. Mapping and Assessing the Potential Risk to Dengue Fever in Mexico: What Do Climate Projections Tell and Do Not Tell Us? Invited lecture for Sigma Xi Honorary society for scientific research. Lehman College, CUNY, NY.
  • 2013 Eastman J.R., Sangermano F., Machado E., Rogan J. and A. Anyamba. Global Trends in 
    Seasonality of NDVI, 1982-2011. NESTVAL, Worcester, MA.
  • 2013 Machado, E.A. Identifying potential areas at risk of dengue fever in Mexico due to climate change and population increase. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Los Angeles, CA.
  • 2011 Matarán Ruiz, A., Pérez Campaña, R., España Villanueva, M., Russo Cardozo, F., Rodríguez Rojas, M., Collados Alcaide, A., Martínez Yañez, C., Villodres, L., Fayos, C., Machado Machado, E., Martín-Ortega, J., and J.M. Martín Civantos. Integración del paisaje en los procesos de planificación: una propuesta metodológica para el análisis identitario (Integrating lanscape in planning process: a methodological approach for cultural identity analysis). XII Congreso de la Asociación Andaluza de ciencia regional. Granada, Spain.
  • 2011 Eastman, J.R. and E.A. Machado. Implications of space-time orientation for Principal Components Analysis of earth observation image time series. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Seattle, WA. 
  • 2011 Herrero-Jáuregui, C., Machado, E.A., Sangermano, F., Foster, D., Reuter, F., Guzmán, A., and M. Brassiolo. Land sparing vs. Land sharing in the Gran Chaco: the case of the Argentinean province of Santiago del Estero. 22nd Annual Harvard Forest Ecology Symposium. Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA.
  • 2010 Machado, E.A., Ratick, S., and C. Polsky. Putting it all together: a comparison of methods to derive composite vulnerability indices. Global Land Project Open Science Meeting 2010: Land systems, Global change and Sustainability. Tempe, AR. 
  • 2010 Polsky, C., Machado, E.A., and S. Ratick. Vulnerability Indices. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Washington, DC.
  • 2010 Machado, E.A. Dengue fever in Mexico (1999-2006): trends and socio-ecological factors. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Washington, DC.
  • 2010 Machado, E.A. Putting it all together: a comparison of methods to derive composite vulnerability indices. 7th Annual Graduate Student Multidisciplinary Conference. Clark University, Worcester, MA.